'The Visitor' and 'Bitch' are extracts from the diaries of the notorious Oswald Hendryks Cornelius, hedonist beyond compare. Uncle Oswald's exploits are as extraordinary as they are scandalous, as these two tales of sex and intrigue confirm in vivid and hilarious detail. The delicious thrill of sexual expectation -- and its sometimes maddening effects -- are explored in 'The Great Switcheroo' and 'The Last Act'; here the power of desire is a double-edged sword, both pleasurable and potentially catastrophic. Lust, triumph, the galling deflation of defeat: Roald Dahl captures them all in these superbly taut black comedies of human weakness and unexpected reversal. Book jacket.
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Definitely for adults!User Review - reesa3232 - Overstock.com
If you are familiar with and appreciate Roald Dahls twisted humor for children you will definitely enjoy this collection of four stories for adults. My favorite is the title story about a husband scheming to sleep with his neighbors wife. Enjoy! Read full review
"The Visitor" was hilarious and interesting. "The Great Switcheroo" had an ironic and unexpected ending. I like "Bitch" less than "The Visitor", but it was still brilliantly written. The ending of "The Last Act" struck me, it was all about revenge. Having read so much children's story by Roald Dahl, I didn't quite expected him to write such exotic, wild adult stories. I have to admit that he was good in both. [Sept, 2012]